Summary: WOW? The JBL 820s are really impressive speakers for $ 400.00. The speakers I replaced were the Bose 301 series IV that I had for about 12 yrs. The Bose stuck out from the wall 9 1/2 inches. The 820s 5 inches. The Bose weigh 12.8 lbs. The 820s over 20 lbs. on my digital scale.